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13 Ratings

Swimming Upstream

Directed by Russell Mulcahy
Australia, 2003
Drama, Sport, Biography


The true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family who found the inner strength to become a champion. Always overshadowed in his father’s eyes by his brothers, it is only when Tony displays an extraordinary swimming talent that he feels he has a shot at winning his father’s heart.

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Swimming Upstream Directed by Russell Mulcahy

Awards & Festivals

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2003 | 3 wins including: Best Supporting Actor - Female

2003 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

AACTA International Awards

2002 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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